GOV. SCOTT: DOH IDENTIFIES LOCAL TRANSMISSION OF ZIKA IN PINELLAS COUNTY; SIGNIFICANTLY REDUCES WYNWOOD AREA

On August 23, 2016, in News Releases, by Staff

CLEARWATER, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott announced that the Florida Department of Health (DOH) is investigating five new non-travel related cases of Zika. One of these cases is in Pinellas County and four cases are in the impacted area in Wynwood. DOH has begun door-to-door outreach and sampling in Pinellas County and mosquito abatement […]

Gov. Scott: We Will Provide $5 Million in Additional Zika Preparedness Funding to Miami-Dade County

On August 22, 2016, in News Releases, by Staff

  WYNWOOD, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott announced that the Florida Department of Health (DOH) will allocate $5 million in additional state funding to Miami-Dade County for Zika preparedness and mosquito control. This funding will be used for additional mosquito control staff, mosquito spraying and community outreach. This follows last week’s announcement that DOH […]

GOV. SCOTT: DOH IDENTIFIES ADDITIONAL AREA OF LOCAL TRANSMISSION IN MIAMI BEACH; CLEARS ANOTHER PORTION OF WYNWOOD AREA

On August 19, 2016, in News Releases, by Staff

MIAMI, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott announced that the Florida Department of Health (DOH) has learned through one of their investigations that five individuals that have already been confirmed as cases of local transmissions of Zika are connected to the Miami Beach area. DOH believes that active transmission of this virus are only occurring […]

Gov. Scott: Naples Added Nearly 5,000 New Jobs Over the Year

On August 19, 2016, in News Releases, by Staff

NAPLES, Fla. — Governor Rick Scott announced today that the Naples area added 4,900 private-sector jobs over the year in July. The area’s unemployment rate was 5.4 percent, down 0.8 percentage point in the last year. Florida businesses created 26,500 private-sector jobs across the state during July 2016, bringing the total number of jobs created […]

Gov. Scott: Pensacola Area Added 1,400 Jobs Over the Year

On August 19, 2016, in News Releases, by Staff

PENSACOLA, Fla. — Governor Rick Scott announced today that the Pensacola area added 1,400 new private-sector jobs over the year in July. The area’s unemployment rate was 5.1, declining by 0.5 percentage point in the last year. Florida businesses created 26,500 private-sector jobs across the state during July 2016, bringing the total number of jobs […]

Gov. Scott: Jacksonville Area Added 22,200 New Jobs Over the Year

On August 19, 2016, in News Releases, by Staff

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. —Governor Rick Scott announced today that the Jacksonville area added 22,200 new private-sector jobs over the year in July. The area’s unemployment rate was 4.9 percent in July, a decline of 0.8 percentage point in the last year. Florida businesses created 26,500 private-sector jobs across the state during July 2016, bringing the total […]

Gov. Scott: West Palm Beach Area Added 17,000 Jobs Over the Year

On August 19, 2016, in News Releases, by Staff

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — Today, Governor Rick Scott announced that the West Palm Beach area added 17,000 new private-sector jobs over the year in July. The area’s unemployment rate was 5.2 percent in July, declining by 0.4 percentage point in the last year. Florida businesses created 26,500 private-sector jobs across the state during July […]

Gov. Scott: Fort Lauderdale Area Added 35,000 Jobs Over the Year

On August 19, 2016, in News Releases, by Staff

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Governor Rick Scott announced today that the Fort Lauderdale area added 35,000 new private-sector jobs over the year in July. The unemployment rate in Fort Lauderdale was 4.7 percent in July, declining by 0.7 percentage point in the last year. Florida businesses created 26,500 private-sector jobs across the state during July […]

Gov. Scott: Miami Area Added 20,800 Jobs Over the Year

On August 19, 2016, in News Releases, by Staff

MIAMI, Fla. — Governor Rick Scott announced today that the Miami area added 20,800 new private-sector jobs over the year in July. Miami’s unemployment rate was 5.4 percent in July, down 1.0 percentage point in the last year. Florida businesses created 26,500 private-sector jobs across the state during July 2016, bringing the total number of […]

Gov. Scott: Tampa Area Added Nearly 40,000 Jobs Over the Year

On August 19, 2016, in News Releases, by Staff

Also Announces Aero Simulation, Inc. is Expanding in Tampa to Create 40 New Jobs TAMPA, Fla. — Governor Rick Scott announced today that the Tampa area added 39,800 new private-sector jobs over the year in July. The Tampa area’s unemployment rate was 4.8 percent, down 0.7 percentage point in the last year. Cissy Proctor, Executive […]